From Exxon to Crypto: the Story of Joey King on the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

Joey King, a developer at Bitcoin.com, is the latest character to have shared his story on the Humans of Bitcoin podcast with Matt Aaron. The interview covers how he went from working in the oil industry to being a crypto programmer to how he sees the propaganda efforts of Napoleon reflected in the market today. […]
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From Exxon to Crypto: the Story of Joey King on the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

Big Bend Blue Hour Bluebonnets and Milky Way

Photographer Adam Woodworth captures the Milky Way at twilight over wildflowers in Big Bend National Park.
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Big Bend Blue Hour Bluebonnets and Milky Way

Law and Order Are the Only Things Standing Between Us and NCAA Fans With Flaming Lime Scooters

I don’t consider myself anything close to a sports fan, but even I understand that the Lord of the Flies-level chaos that transpired following Texas Tech’s victory over Michigan State on Saturday is remarkable if for no other reason than the bonfire of flaming Lime scooters.Read more……

Law and Order Are the Only Things Standing Between Us and NCAA Fans With Flaming Lime Scooters

Filter concert in Texas canceled after band shares anti-Trump Facebook post

Rock band Filter had their show cancelled on Thursday night after frontman Richard Patrick posted an anti-Trump video on Facebook.
The problems started during the band’s soundcheck at the Speaking Rock Entertainment Center in El Paso, Texas. Patrick, the lead vocalist, uploaded a video live from the venue to the band’s Facebook page promoting the show later that night.

“A lot of trump bashing!” Patrick promised, along with a request that former U.S. Democratic Congressman and El Paso native Beto O’Rourke come to the performance.
Not long after the video of the band’s soundcheck hit social media, Patrick posted on Instagram to share that…

Filter concert in Texas canceled after band shares anti-Trump Facebook post

Coinstar Machines in Select US States Now Sell BTC Vouchers

On Jan. 17, financial services company Coinme announced that people visiting select Safeway and Albertsons stores in California, Texas, and Washington can now purchase bitcoin core (BTC) through Coinstar kiosks. Coinstar devices are fully automated self-service coin-counting machines and now thousands located in the U.S. market could be equipped to handle cryptocurrency transactions. Also Read: Markets […]
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Coinstar Machines in Select US States Now Sell BTC Vouchers

Guest Post: The Power of Water and Its Absence

As I put today’s fifth pot of water on the stove to boil, I think about how this has become part of my daily routine. Bring 5 quarts of water to a boil, set the timer for 3 minutes, pour some in the French press to brew coffee, use some to wash out the dog […] …

Guest Post: The Power of Water and Its Absence

This city is letting people try out self-driving cars for free

If you’re visiting Arlington, Texas, and have been itching to try out an autonomous vehicle, you’re in luck. 
Starting Friday, three Drive.ai self-driving cars (and eventually five) will be available to ride — for anyone, not just office workers, city officials, or a select group of “early riders.” Back in July, Drive.ai piloted the autonomous Nissan NV200 vans in Frisco, Texas. The Arlington deployment will be around for the next year.
“This is a not a quick demonstration,” CEO Bijit Halder said in a phone call this week.
If you’re interested, you can download the Drive.ai app or order a car from a kiosk…

This city is letting people try out self-driving cars for free

Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States

Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic […]
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Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States